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THANKSGIVING DINNER 2015
November 20th, 2015
Kent Parks Community Center (Kent Phoenix Academy)
11000 SE 264th St.
Please join us in support and service for the community at this annual event. KBAC is supporting with food donations, set up help with serving and clean up. This is an effort, on our part, to build relationships and work together with other organizations that reach out to the community needs.
If you would like to help in any way, please call Brian Steward, 253-856-5035. He is the contact person and can answer all your questions.
We look forward to seeing you there and sharing a meal and conversation with you, your family and your friends! Please share this with those who won't have a place to go and have a hot meal.
JUNETEENTH IS COMING!!
JUNETEENTH IS COMING!!
We will be celebrating the 150th Year Anniversary of the time when Blacks, who were enslaved, found out they were indeed FREE!! Juneteenth is recognized by folks in some states in the United States and we are apart the movement for it to become a National Holiday!
So, this year's event will be held on:
June 20, 2015
Morrill Meadows Park on East Hill (on SE 248th St.)
Our meal for the day will be served from 12-2pm. You may participate in the meal with your ticket which you will receive at our check-in desk.
Family and friends, young and elder, the greater community of the city of Kent are all invited to come and celebrate with us. We will have excellent presentations and speakers for the day who will surprise and amaze you. We will have local entertainment on various levels and genres. The food will be "off the chain" good!!
BLACK HISTORY MONTH!!
We are getting the buses ready for our Black History Month activity.
February 20, 2015 we will b hosting 1 or 2 buses of our BSU students from Kent Meridian, and other students in the Kent School District, down to Olympia for BLACK LEGISLATIVE DAY.
Thanks to great support from the administration of the Kent School District for our transportation needs, we will make it happen again. This will be our 3rd year taking the trip down!!
We are looking forward to hosting 100 students and 6-8 chaperones to be a part of this amazing day to visit and tour the State Capitol and spend time with State Senator Joe Fain andRepresentative Tina Orwall.
The young folks will have the opportunity to voice their concerns, issues and solutions for a better life and living conditions in our greater communities in Kent and the South King County region. This is a time to see how things work in the place where our laws and policies are determined.
For more info, please call our Executive Director, Gwen Allen-Carston at 253-486-9029.
LET'S GET ON THE BUS Y'ALL!!!
Buses loads @ Kent Meridian 7:00-7:30 AM
Depart promptly at 7:30 AM
Arrive in Olympia @ 8:30 AM
Convene with A. Phillip Randolph group @ 9:00AM -12:00pm
1:00-1:30 PM meet with Senator Fain and Representative Tina Orwall
2:00PM Tour the Capitol
3:00PM Bus loads for return to Kent